Brooks County, GA Demographics

The total population of Brooks County is estimated to be 16,275 with 7,883 males (48.44%) and 8,392 females (51.56%). There are 509 more females than males in Brooks County.
The median household income in Brooks County was $42,988 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 477(1.12%) from $42,511 in 2020. This income is 57.62% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Brooks County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $60,835. Overall, the median household income for the county of Brooks County stands at $42,988.
In Brooks County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $35,169 for males and $18,807 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $47,278 for males and $33,948 for females.
In Brooks County, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $60,536, while Black or African American households have a median household income of $21,182.
In 2022, the population of Brooks County was 16,253, a 0.20% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Brooks County's population was 16,285, an increase of 0.10% compared to a population of 16,268 in 2020.
The median age in Brooks County, GA is 41.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.81% were under the age of 15, 17.66% aged 15 to 29, 44.43% aged 30 to 64, 17.12% aged 65 to 84, and 1.97% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Brooks County population: 57.76% are White, 35.87% are Black or African American, 0.71% are Asian, 0.25% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.37% are some other race and 2.05% are multiracial.